Avg. test scores 58%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 37%

Pawtucket school information

IndexPawtucketRhode IslandNational
Average Test Scores20%33%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools1819379,221
Total private schools1111424,874
Total post-secondary schools2247,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Pawtucket are 58% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Pawtucket
  • 75.9% of people in Pawtucket have completed 8th grade
  • 73.6% of people in Pawtucket have completed high school
  • 19.0% of people in Pawtucket have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Pawtucket

      IndexPawtucketRhode IslandNational
      Completed 8th grade75.9%83.8%84.3%
      Completed high school73.6%82.4%83.0%
      Completed some college47.1%59.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.1%41.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors19.0%32.5%30.3%
      Completed masters6.8%13.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.8%1.3%

      Pawtucket, RI School Districts

      • Pawtucket School District

      There are a total of 18 public schools, 11 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Pawtucket. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pawtucket, RI schools is 20%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Pawtucket, RI, an average of 75.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Norton Center, MA2,73282%67%
      Mansfield Center, MA7,76382%66%
      Franklin Town, MA32,87376%55%
      Foxborough, MA5,49176%54%
      Somerset, MA18,27968%39%
      Pawtucket, RI71,38920%58%

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      Apple Valley, CA71,45531%37%
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      Pawtucket, RI71,38920%58%
      Source: The Pawtucket, RI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.